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You will learn how to change lives, how to make people's surgical experiences the best they can be. As an onsite coach, your job is one of the most important there is! You are the connection - the liaison - between the patient, their family, the surgical team, the hospital staff and the bariatric program. Patients depend on you for accurate information, for emotional support and for compassion during this difficult time. You are the one person they will remember most during their journey. You have the chance to make a real and lasting difference in someone's life!
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|Section 1: Welcome to Becoming an Onsite Coach and Changing People's Lives!|
Founder & CEO of WLF Medical, Melanie Wildman explains what it was like to have surgery without the support and that studies have shown increases overall weight loss by over 197% over 2 years and reduces relapse and weight regain by over 56% over 5 years.
As a bariatric patient who thought she did her research, only to discover her surgeon did not have the qualifications he claimed, Melanie suffered from complications like infections, a stricture and persistent nausea for months.
Safety and Support is the mission and passion of WLF, and as an Onsite Coach, you will be a critical part of each patient's own success story.
|Quiz 1||1 question|
Do you understand why wlf was founded and what our mission is?
Onsite Coach, Connie Poss explains her role and why support, education and helping to prepare patients so they know what to expect makes such a huge difference. Connie will walk you through a typical day at the hospital as an Onsite Coach..
|Section 2: Introduction to Becoming an Onsite Coach and Changing People's Lives|
Learn what a coach does and doesn't do and why your job is the most important one for ensuring our patients have the support they need during this transformational time.
What is an onsite coach?
|Section 3: The Basics You NEED to Know|
The Basics You NEED to Know
|Quiz 3||4 questions|
What are the basic things you need to know?
|Section 4: The Rules You Will Need To Follow|
Learn the Basic Rules and Know What is Allowed and What Isn't.
|Quiz 4||5 questions|
How well do you understand the rules for onsite coaches?
|Section 5: Necessary Documents & Documentation|
Documents & Documentation
|Quiz 5||5 questions|
What do you remember about contracts, note taking and documentation?
|Section 6: Your Patient's Arrival|
Getting Ready for Your Patient's Arrival
|Quiz 6||3 questions|
Are you ready for your patients?
|Section 7: Common Issues You Will Need to Be Able to Deal With|
Common Issues You Will Need to Be Able to Deal With
|Quiz 7||6 questions|
|Common Issues You Will Need to Be Able to Deal With|
|Section 8: Discharge|
What You Need to Know About Discharge
|Quiz 8||4 questions|
Do you know what you patient's will need at discharge?
|Section 9: Dealing With Emergencies|
How to Deal With an Emergency
How to Deal With an Emergency
|Section 10: Hospital Tour|
Melanie is the winner of the International Women in Business Awards for 2014 for CEO of the Year. She was also a Finalist in the EOY Entrepreneur of the Year for Western Canada in 2015, one of only 2 female led companies to achieve the honour.
Melanie is a bariatric patient, author, and the first runner up in Mrs. Universe in 2013.
She is the host of the Cooking Show, Protein Treats, which creates high-protein delicious recipes.